Harriet Tubman by Ann Petry

Harriet Tubman

Ann Petry


Harriet Tubman by Ann Petry

A New York Times Outstanding Book: The inspiring true story of a former slave who risked everything to help others escape bondage As a child born into slavery, Harriet Tubman heard tales about an underground railroad that ran from the South to the North, carrying slaves to freedom. She dreamed that she would also escape the slavery of the Southern plantations and live a life of her choosing. When Harriet finally achieved freedom, she knew that she had to help those she'd left behind. So she became a conductor on the Underground Railroad.... This intimate portrait follows Harriet on her journey from childhood to becoming a heroine and a national symbol of courage. Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad is an American Library Association Notable Book and a New York Times Outstanding Book.

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8th September 2015




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